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Altes Rathaus, Leipzig

4.5
#3 of 19 in Historic Sites in Leipzig
Altes Rathaus, a Renaissance-style building, stands in a medieval square where the local government formerly met. Today, it's home to the city museum and houses many types of medieval artwork, including carvings, statues, paintings, and more. Peek into the banquet hall to see its open fireplaces, check out the treasure chamber, and explore the cellar, with its torture chamber and the jail. Some descriptions are offered in English, but many of the newspaper clippings, interviews, and sound clips are only in German. Start your trip to Leipzig by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • The Rathaus is the most beautiful building in a plaza full of striking buildings. The historic district of Leipzig generally is charming and compact. Great for strolling, and almost no cars. Lots.....  more »
  • What a beautiful old town square with a magical christmas market. Lots of little cabins with lovely things to buy. It was packed with people but the buildings made the ambience like in an old...  more »
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